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May 2016

Bike Talks: A Better BART with Nick Josefowitz

May 2 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition,
1720 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Every day, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) carries hundreds of thousands of passengers looking to make their commute across the Bay and throughout the region. But we know the transit system is aging and requires significant maintenance, upgrades and enhancements. As they say, #ThisIsOurReality. What's BART doing to create A Better BART? Join BART Board Director Nick Josefowitz in learning more about what's to come and how you can get involved. Learn more about Bike Talks here and RSVP for the event…

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SF Bicycle Coalition Phone Bank

May 4 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition,
1720 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Phone Bank

Join the volunteers who keep the SF Bicycle Coalition membership strong. No cold-calling, just calls to friendly lapsed members offering an easy way to renew. Plan to stay for the thank-you dinner afterward and get to know your fellow volunteers. Volunteer

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Free

Women Bike SF Coffee Club: Gear Up for Bike to Work Day

May 6 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Equator Coffee,
986 Market St
San Francisco, CA 94102
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Join us for a special Women Bike SF Coffee Hour: gearing up for Bike to Work Day. San Francisco's biggest bicycling day of the year, Bike to Work Day, is coming up on Thursday, May 12. Are you or someone you know getting ready to ride? Stop by for route recommendations, maps and to get/share some tips from other women who will be riding all across the city for Bike to Work Day (and every day!). Bring your ideas, your questions and your friends. The more…

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FREE

Bicycle Career Day*

May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
81st Avenue Library,
1021 81st Avenue
Oakland, CA 94621
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Live for bikes? Join us for Bicycle Career Day! Meet messengers, shop owners, repair people, advocates, frame builders, manufacturers and other amazing people who created rewarding careers through their love of bicycles. Then enjoy free pizza (delivered by bike couriers from Pedal Express) and a short ride led by Reggie Burnett, President of the Original Scraper Bike Team. With special guests: Aaron Glick (Product and Purchasing Manager, Public Bikes) Brandon Correia (Co-Founder and Courier, Godspeed Courier) Cain Ramirez (Co-Founder, CEO,…

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Women’s Bike Maintenance Class (Intermediate-Advanced)*

May 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sports Basement,
1590 Bryant Street
San Francisco, CA 94044
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A basic bike maintenance class taught by women, toward women. We understand the prevalent bike shop culture isn't always conducive to teaching, especially women, and we want to create a space where you feel safe learning. We'll be covering the basics on brakes and tires; understanding the need to replace, or fix. Also realizing the different challenges that come with smaller hands, less leverage, and learning tricks to overcome those obstacles. We'll help you find the resources to DIY, and…

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Free

Bike Maintenance for Small Hands (Beginners)*

May 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sports Basement,
1590 Bryant Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
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A special basic maintenance class for women (by a woman), or people with smaller hands. It's not that we can't do it, it's that you need the tricks for not having the strength or leverage that comes naturally to other people. It's nothing to be afraid or ashamed of. We'll be covering the basics on brakes and tires; understanding the need to replace, or fix. We'll help you find the resources to DIY, and also what the best tools for…

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SF Bicycle Coalition Phone Bank

May 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition,
1720 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Phone Bank

Join the volunteers who keep the SF Bicycle Coalition membership strong. No cold-calling, just calls to friendly lapsed members offering an easy way to renew. Plan to stay for the thank-you dinner afterward and get to know your fellow volunteers. Volunteer

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Free

The Mechanical Horse: How the Bicycle Reshaped American Life – Book Talk*

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
City Lights Booksellers,
261 Columbus Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94133
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City Lights Booksellers and SF Bicycle Coalition team up to co-host a reading from author Margaret Guroff from her new book, The Mechanical Horse, about the wild and little-known ways in which the bicycle has impacted American culture. With cities across the country adding miles of bike lanes and building bike-share stations, bicycling is enjoying a new surge of popularity in America. It seems that every generation or two, Americans rediscover the freedom of movement, convenience, and relative affordability of…

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Bike Talks: Reforming the California Environmental Quality Act

May 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition,
1720 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102 United States
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Want to get down and dirty when it comes to environmental review? A monumental decision was made recently in San Francisco to be a leader in reforming how environmental review and its impacts are measured. Learn more about this reform as part of our series of Bike Talks. More information to come. Learn more about Bike Talks here.

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Free

Women’s Bike Maintenance Class (Intermediate-Advanced)*

May 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Sports Basement,
1590 Bryant Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Bike Clinic Image

A basic bike maintenance class taught by women, toward women. We understand the prevalent bike shop culture isn't always conducive to teaching, especially women, and we want to create a space where you feel safe learning. We'll be covering the basics on brakes and tires; understanding the need to replace, or fix. Also realizing the different challenges that come with smaller hands, less leverage, and learning tricks to overcome those obstacles. We'll help you find the resources to DIY, and…

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